Floyd County Juvenile Court Swears in First African American Judge

Floyd County Juvenile Court swears in first African American judge

Newly installed Juvenile Court Judge Steve Bennett was sworn in this week at Government Plaza and promptly turned around and swore in Rome and Floyd County’s first African American judge, Juvenile Court Associate Judge Deana Perry. Perry, a native Roman, is a Darlington alumna and former president of the Junior Service League of Rome.

She graduated from Mercer University in 2006 before graduating from the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law at Faulkner University in 2012.

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